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ZA0254: German Youth and Authority

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    Pipping, Knut; Abshagen, Rudolf; Brauneck, Anne-Eva (1963): German Youth and Authority. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0254 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0254
TitleGerman Youth and Authority
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1963)
Date of Collection08.1950 - 01.1951
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Pipping, Knut - Gruppe "UNESCO Sozialforschung in Deutschland", Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund
  • Abshagen, Rudolf - Gruppe "UNESCO Sozialforschung in Deutschland", Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund
  • Brauneck, Anne-Eva - Gruppe "UNESCO Sozialforschung in Deutschland", Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster, Dortmund


AbstractAttitude of German youth to authority. Topics: Reasons for the decision for the selection of occupation and place of work; future occupation plans; position on superiors and colleagues; attitude to school; position on instructor and classmates; characterization of parents and one´s own upbringing; socialization; use of money; leisure time; youth groups; friendships and marriage; religiousness and world view; political interest; contacts and experiences with government offices; ´stand scale´ (attitude scale) to measure authority. Demography: age; sex; age und number of siblings; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; income; size of household; housing situation; self-assessment of social class; place of birth; regional origins; refugee status; membership; military service.
Categories Categories
  • Family
Topics Topics
  • 13.6 Youth


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), twelve randomly selected cities in the FRG
UniverseRespondents in the selected municipalities. Age: 18-22.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Simple random selection
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire containing a high proportion of open questions.
Data CollectorGruppe "UNESCO Sozialforschung in Deutschland", Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universitaet Muenster, Dortmund
Date of Collection
  • 08.1950 - 01.1951

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 444
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Pipping, Knut; Abshagen, Rudolf; Brauneck, Anne-Eva: Gespräche mit der deutschen Jugend: Ein Beitrag zum Autoritätsproblem. Helsingfors: Centraltryckeriet 1954
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